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The arc of the moral universe is long,
but it bends toward justice.

The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.

— Martin Luther King Jr.

Raul Torrez

Raúl Torrez
New Mexico Attorney General

In The News


The New Mexico Department of Justice is committed to combatting the threats that children face online and is taking a proactive approach to hold tech giants accountable for child safety.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez is making strides to protect women's rights to reproductive healthcare, recently arguing in front of the New Mexico Supreme Court to ensure reproductive choice for all New Mexicans.

Attorney General Raúl Torrez has spearheaded an initiative to ensure public access to rivers and streams, standing up against property owners who are unlawfully obstructing vital waterways.

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Peoples (MMIP) Portal for New Mexico is a dedicated online resource designed to address the challenge affecting Indigenous communities throughout the state.

What We Do

The New Mexico Department of Justice works to protect the rights of New Mexicans. Our mission is to help transform New Mexico into one of the safest, healthiest and most prosperous places in the world.

Join the NMDOJ for OMA/IPRA Training on May 14th

This training emphasizes the importance of transparency and compliance in government and informs the public of their rights under New Mexico’s Sunshine Laws. The training is offered at no cost and is open to all interested officials and employees of state and local governments, school boards, and public bodies, as well as the media and general public. Learn more and register here.